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pas de trois

[French pahduh trwah]
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noun, plural pas de trois. Ballet.
  1. a dance for three dancers.
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Origin of pas de trois

1755–65; < French: literally, step for three
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Historical Examples

  • In this 286 pas-de-trois, she a-fresh makes a great many faces, about whether she will take the fruit or not.

    A Treatise on the Art of Dancing

    Giovanni-Andrea Gallini